13-day trip

Luxury South Africa

From 17985 PP


South Africa in style

Explore Cape Town, the Winelands, the Kruger and Kalahari from a selection of South Africa’s finest luxury properties on an epic 12-night trip of spectacular views, exclusive experiences, cultural insights and unforgettable wildlife encounters.

Along the way, you’ll be accompanied by private guides from a celebrated wine expert helping you pick your Pinotage from a Pinot Noir to a wildlife tracker who’ll lead you through the bush on the trail of pangolins. And experience South Africa’s many contrasts as you discover Cape Town’s modern art scene and ancient rock engravings, swim with penguins and watch lions on the prowl in the desert, sample street food and indulge in Michelin-star dining.


Trip highlights

  • A selection of South Africa’s very best properties

  • Privately guided tours in Cape Town and the Winelands

  • Leopard spotting in the Kruger

  • A private safari experience in Tswalu's vast reserve


What's included

  • Twelve nights of luxury accommodation

  • Private tours, experiences and safari activities

  • Internal flights and private transfers

  • Price per person based on two adults sharing

  • The Silo Lodge pool
    The Silo, Cape Town
  • Royal Malewane Elephants
  • La Residence Wine Tasting
    La Residence
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    The Winelands
  • Tswalu black rhino
    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
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    Cape Town coastline
  • Tswalu Motse 7
    Tswalu sleep out

An unforgettable trip with a positive impact

Created to maximize the benefits to people and place, while minimizing the environmental footprint.

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    Community & Culture

    Properties and experiences that uplift and empower local communities.

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    Supports wildlife projects, protected areas and ecosystem regeneration.

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    Lodges and camps chosen for their sustainability credentials and initiatives.

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Days 1 — 5

Cape Town culture and vistas

Cape Town is a wonderful introduction to South Africa. Staying at one of the city’s finest hotels, see its highlights and its stunning surroundings on privately guided tours with plenty of time to discover the buzzing Waterfront, art galleries and restaurant scene at your own pace.

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Aerial view of Cape Town - one of the highlights of the coastline in South Africa

Days 3 — 4

Winelands opulence

South Africa’s Winelands are a beautiful area of combed green vineyards dotted with Cape Dutch farmhouses backed by rugged mountains and blue skies. Here, you’ll be staying at one of South Africa’s most famous hotels – the fabulously opulent La Residence.

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Babylonstoren Farm Hotel 25

Days 7 — 10

Luxury Kruger safari

Spot South Africa’s most iconic wildlife on a safari in a private reserve bordering the legendary Kruger National Park. You'll be based at one of the most lavish lodges where you may be greeted by elephants by your pool and rhinos at breakfast. Morning and afternoon game drives are a staple and the best way to see lions, cheetahs and more up close while leopards are a particular highlight of the area.

Royal Malewane Sunset
Singita Lebombo elephants
A lion looking into the distance.
Tswalu Reserve

Days 10 — 13

Escape to the Kalahari

111,000 hectares of rugged mountains, red Kalahari sands and green grassland – the largest private reserve in South Africa – home to just three celebrated lodges and a restaurant created by a South African Michelin-star chef. Add in much-lauded conservation work and community engagement projects and you can see why Tswalu is a very special place indeed.

Tswalu Motse 20
Tswalu wild dog

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Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

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    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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